Changing lives movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant changing lives movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, feel good, serious, captivating and emotional films and TV shows about / with changing lives, hopes, destiny, friendship, redemption, storytelling, happy ending, mentor, society and female protagonist plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as changing lives: The Booth at the End (2011), Eat Pray Love (2010), The Suicide Shop (2012), The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017), Why Women Kill (2019), Dead Poets Society (1989), The Chorus (2004), Sweet November (2001), Free Guy (2021), Amelie (2001).

List of changing lives movies

The Booth at the End (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious man sits in the booth at the end who people make a deal with to get what they want. They do the task or they don't - that is up to them, but there are no rule changes.
Style: psychological, captivating, mind bending, serious, talky ...
Plot: mysterious character, changing lives, wish come true, moral dilemma, human nature, deal, doubts and hesitations, nypd, diner, death, mission, choice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.8
 98K
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: inspirational, touching, romantic, scenic, road movie ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: self discovery, travel, midlife crisis, love, lifestyle change, fall in love, starting over, life, introspection, journey, changing lives, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, bali, rome italy, india, indonesia ...
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The Suicide Shop (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Musical
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A city where suicide is the only growing business. A shop where you can get everything to cater this urge. In the hand of one family for centuries.. till they get a happy baby. And he has to power to make all around him happy as well.
Style: adult animation, humorous, realistic, semi serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide attempt, family business, dark humor, changing lives, family problems, life turned upside down, depression, family relations, suicidal thoughts, dysfunctional family, workplace, hopes ...
Place: france
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The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Chise Hatori, 15 years old. Lost, without hope, and without family, she is bought for money – not by another person, but by a non-human sorcerer named Elias. Though she hesitates, she begins life anew as his apprentice and future wife.
Style: enigmatic, romantic, captivating, exciting, dark fantasy ...
Plot: drastic change of life, changing lives, young girl, fairy, first love, life is a bitch, supernatural, friendship, mysterious stranger, magic, dragon, demon ...
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 8.3
 24K
Why Women Kill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, erotic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: women, open marriage, marriage, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, housewife, strong female lead, society, male female relationship, female protagonist, character change, up and down relationship ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1940s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Dead Poets Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
Style: philosophical, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, kids, teen drama
Plot: teacher, suicide, coming of age, literature, teachers and students, poetry, poet, philosophy, dedicated educator, youth, boarding school life, education ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, usa, new england, harvard university
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 7.8
 63K
The Chorus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boarding school, teacher, childhood, music, friendship, orphan, musician, teachers and students, boarding school life, boss, school, children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france, england
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 6.7
 91K
Sweet November (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sad, thought provoking ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, terminal illness, love story, tragic love, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, bittersweet, leukemia, self discovery, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 368K
Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, heroic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, game, video game, internet, gamer, changing lives, heroes, fantasy world, character change, career change, bank teller, programmer ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: tokyo
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Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits- (2018)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After losing her grandfather, Aoi—a girl who can see spirits known as ayakashi—is suddenly approached by an ogre. Demanding she pay her grandfather’s debt, he makes a huge request: her hand in marriage! Refusing this absurd offer, Aoi decides ...
Style: feel good, sincere, light, captivating, humorous
Plot: friendship, cooking, rivalry, supernatural, parallel world, japanese mythology, drastic change of life, romance, couples, hotel, demon, supernatural ability ...
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 8.3
 756K
Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: loneliness, love, social relations, life, love and romance, optimism, existentialism, lifestyle change, young woman, life philosophy, cafe, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974, 20th century, year 1997 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
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 7.5
 5K
Eyewitness (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Two teenage boys secretly meet up in a cabin, bear witness to a shooting and barely escape with their lives. Desperate to keep their relationship a secret and in fear of being found by the perpetrator, they remain silent but soon learn that what has ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, small town, witnessing a crime, murder, love and romance, couple relations, investigation, crimes, forest, character change, changing lives, relationship problems ...
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 7.3
 234K
Cruella (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to ...
Style: colourful, captivating, light, visually appealing, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: fashion, robbery, villain, disney, personality change, female villain, fashion designer, designer, villainess, lifestyle change, life is a bitch, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1965
Place: london, england, britain, united kingdom, europe
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 8.3
 1K
The Shift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: From the creators of You Can Heal Your Life: The Movie comes a compelling portrait of three modern lives in need of new direction and new meaning. In his first-ever movie, Wayne Dyer explores the spiritual journey in the second half of life when we ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, spiritual ...
Plot: consciousness, enlightenment, cause and meaning, changing lives, career change, con artists, charlatan, dull life, hopes, self discovery, redemption, buddhism ...
Place: california
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 6.7
 293
Angel or Demon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Valeria is a 17-year-old girl leading a normal life in Madrid until one night, after arguing with her parents about her report card, she is seemingly tempted by a mysterious young woman named Isis into committing a horrible act. Afterward, a ...
Style: sentimental, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: angel, good versus evil, human nature, changing lives, miraculous event, hopes, heroic mission, manipulation, impossible love, devil, hell, heaven ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
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 7.3
 43K
Touch (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Martin Bohm, a widower and single father, is haunted by an inability to connect to his autistic, mute 11-year-old son, Jake. Their relationship and their lives take an extraordinary turn when he discovers his gifted son has the ability to see ...
Style: uplifting, serious, suspenseful, touching, spiritual ...
Plot: autism, mathematics, foreknowledge, psychic power, supernatural ability, psychic, changing lives, professor, single parent, talented, single father, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, clever, heroic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, surveillance, computer system, hi-tech, partners against crime, crimes, mysterious character, privacy invasion, hacker, fighting crime, computer genius, secret ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 129K
About Schmidt (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 66-year-old Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman and has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys ...
Style: road movie, sad, depressing, melancholic, meditative ...
Plot: road trip, on the road, family life, depression, parenthood, wedding, life philosophy, workplace, philosophy, changing lives, salesman, letter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, colorado, california, kansas, denver colorado
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 7.1
 54K
Win Win (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: wrestling, coach, sport, lawyer, parenthood, adolescence, dysfunctional family, suburbs, responsibility, coming of age, character study, twists and turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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Pedro el escamoso (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pedro el escamoso is a popular telenovela filmed in Colombia and produced by the Colombian network, Caracol TV. This novela is about a cheesy but charming macho man who lives in a small town in Colombia. He moves to the city to find his fortune and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: changing lives, love triangle, workplace romance, fish out of water, romance, workplace, fall in love, rivalry, eccentric family, disorder, boss and employee, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
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Life of a King (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Life of a King is the true story of one man's mission to give inner city kids of Washington DC something he never had - a future. After being incarcerated for eighteen years, Eugene Brown established the Big Chair Chess Club to get kids off the ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, rough, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chess, dedicated educator, hardcase students, changing lives, rebellion, teenage life, ambition, ex convict, contests and competitions, bad attitude, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Lost Christmas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Urban fairytale set in Manchester. A series of tragic events that blight a young boy's life are reversed one Christmas Eve, giving him and those around him the happy ending that they were destined to have.
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, youth, mysterious character, supernatural, orphan, supernatural ability, changing lives, redemption, haunted by the past, firefighter, a vision, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, manchester
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Beyond the Blackboard (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, “Beyond the Blackboard” is about a 24-year-old first-time teacher who makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter’s makeshift classroom. Set in 1987 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: teacher, homeless, youth, changing lives, power relations, society, hopes, teachers and students, idealism, school, dedication, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: new mexico, usa, salt lake city utah
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 7.8
 4K
Door to Door (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sometimes the true heroes in our lives are those people who inspire us not with their superhuman accomplishments but simply by their refusal to give up in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds and the dignity in which they go about their lives. ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: salesman, disability, cerebral palsy, human spirit, changing lives, against the odds, underdog, ambition, misfit, society, hopes, door to door salesman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 36K
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A sailor prone to violent outbursts is sent to a naval psychiatrist for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific childhood. Through the guidance of his doctor, he confronts his painful past and ...
Style: inspirational, psychological, thought provoking, touching, sincere ...
Plot: psychiatrist, family reunited, psychology, u.s. navy, redemption, african american, child abuse, transformation, survival, rags to riches, justice, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, san diego california, cleveland ohio, mexico
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 5.1
 58
Anzhelika (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: A miracle happens, Angelica, a student of journalism suddenly loses 50 kilograms overnight.
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, captivating, funny ...
Plot: overweight, double life, dream girl, love and romance, obesity, university, destiny, body transformation, changing lives, dream, stranded, lifestyle change ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 830
Lifeline (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: What if you could use time travel to save your life? Welcome to "LIFELINE," the new YouTube Red Original Series about the Lifeline insurance agency, whose specially trained agents jump forward in time to prevent the deaths of their clients.
Style: tense, non-linear, exciting, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time jump, time warp, hi-tech, adventure, saving a life, destiny, changing lives, sent to the past, time traveler, mission ...
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 8.1
 8K
Vedam (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Five people from varied strata of society – a slum dweller who works as a cable operator, a runaway prostitute, a desperate woman drowning in debt, a rising musician, and a grief-stricken Muslim man – end up together in the same hospital, at a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful, anthology
Plot: going straight, crime gone awry, gang, change of heart, testimony, pregnancy, crimes, life is a bitch, prostitute, frame up, urban ghetto life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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 6.8
 3K
Strapped (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A routine trick propels a tall, dark, cynical hustler into a series of life-changing encounters in this drama. But this amicable and sexually efficient rent boy begins to look at himself differently when he finds himself lost in a maze-like ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, apartment building, prostitution, gay hustler, sexual perversion, gays and lesbians, lgbt, prostitute, male prostitute, loneliness, changing lives, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
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The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: touching, sexy, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, coming of age, suburbs, gender, gay, infidelity, family relations, parenthood, lesbianism, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, buenos aires argentina, southern california
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